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United States DUI Laws

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Most states will charge a habitual offender with a felony DUI.lemon image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comAll 50 states and the District of Columbia have laws that make it illegal to operate a motor vehicle if your consumption of alcohol or prescription drugs is enough to impair your...

Breathalyzer Description

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A breathalyzer is an electronic device designed to estimate blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in a test subject based on an analysis of the alcohol on his breath. Law enforcement authorities routinely carry such devices to determine whether the BAC of a motor vehicle or boat operator exceeds the leg

Drunk Driving Laws in Ohio

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Ohio has Severe Drunk Driving Penalties.alcohol image by dinostock from Fotolia.comOhio has very strict penalties for drinking and driving. While many states use the term "Driving While Intoxicated" (DWI) or "Driving Under the Influence" (DUI), Ohio uses the term "Operating Vehicle Under...

How to Fail a DUI Test

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Regarding reasons not to drive drunk, the first and foremost concern is the fact that you are putting both your life and others' lives at risk. Next on the list of concerns, however, are the legal ramifications of getting caught. Thousands of dollars in fines, community service and possibly rehab aw

Oregon State Laws on DUI

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Drivers with a BAC of .08 or higher face a DUI conviction in the state of Oregon.Oregon state contour with Capital City against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comAny driver with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher is legally guilty of driving under the...

Penalties for a Second DUI

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martini and keys image by William Berry from Fotolia.comThe penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) can be quite harsh, including a fine, jail time and the suspension of your license. If you risk driving drunk again and get a second DUI, the penalties are even more severe. Each...

Illinios DUI Laws

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If you are stopped on the road, you may be in for a DUI investigation.to drunk to drive image by Marjan Veljanoski from Fotolia.comIllinois code stipulates strict enforcement of its driving under the influence (DUI) laws.InvestigationIf a police officer suspects you may be under the...

New Jersey DUI Information

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Like most states, New Jersey takes driving under the influence seriously. As outlined in New Jersey Statutes section 39:4-50, getting convicted of a DUI in New Jersey will subject you to some serious penalties, including jail, fines and a suspension of your driver's license. New Jersey has also foll

Federal DUI Laws

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Federal DUI laws seek to discourage drivers and prevent DUI-related accidents.driving position image by Robert Kelly from Fotolia.comAll 50 states in the United States including the District of Columbia penalize individuals found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. It is...

Arizona DUI Information

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Arizona DUI (driving under the influence) laws prohibit a driver from driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more. A driver that is under the age of 21 years cannot have a BAC of .02 or higher and a commercial driver that holds a CDL such as a truck driver, cannot have a BAC of .

DUI Punishments in California

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California treats driving under the influence (DUI) as a serious crime punishable by fines, loss of driving privileges, eduction requirements, community service and possible jail time in addition to continued monitoring and probation. While the penalties vary slightly from county to county, the majo